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The High House, Sittingbourne

Description: The High House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 175737

OS Grid Reference: TQ9036864646
OS Grid Coordinates: 590368, 164646
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3490, 0.7323

Location: 104 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 2AR

Locality: Sittingbourne
Local Authority: Swale Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME10 2AR

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 75.
No 77 (The High House).
TQ 9064 NW 1/99 10.9.51.
One building. An unusual timber-framed building. 3 storeys. Steeply pitched
tiled roof. The ground floor consists of a modern shop front and an early Cl9
doorcase with thin pilasters, projecting cornice and rectangular tympanum. The
lst floor oversails on a moulded bressumer and carved brackets with ornamental
square timber- work between the latter. The right half formed by a continuous
window of 2 tiers of 10 lights with wooden mullions and transom, the left half
plastered with one sash window with glazing bars missing. Moulded cornice above
the 1st floor. The left half of the 2nd floor is similar to the lst floor with
glazing bars missing in the window. The right half has ornamental squares of timber-work
and an oriel window of 2 tiers of 5 lights with wooden mullions and transom projecting
on 3 carved brackets. On each side of this oriel window is one small 2-light fixed

No 65 including the building adjoining on the south-west, Nos 67 to 71 (odd), 71A,
73, 73A, 75 to 87 (odd) 87A, 89 to 95 (odd),95A, 97, 97A, 99 and 99A form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ9036864646

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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